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Travel Blogs from Seoul
... of their agenda.
Teachers themselves should be global citizens first to support students as global citizens
Issues with teaching and learning in Asia
Issues with Korean Education System:
-Teaching orientated curriculum
Lecture Two-Korean Education: Outside-In, Inside-out- Prof. KIM Ee-gyeong
- Education is extremely ...
En route home, we had a long layover in Seoul -- most of the day. We took advantage of it by making a day trip into Seoul, led by our absent-minded, but sweet, guide, Simon.
Seoul is a very modern city -- you could be in any European city. It is also beautiful -- blooming trees and flowers everywhere. We were fortunate ...
... an errand. While my washing washed, I followed hostel Jimmy's directions-this road, left, then keep going straight-and found my way first to Hongik University and then to the branch of Korea Post that, if you didn't know to "keep gong straight", you'd claim was a bit hidden away. It's certainly not where I'd expect the local post office to be, but I was there so who cared? A box was 500 won, and after I'd packed it with ticket stubs, world ...
... larger ceremony that we expected involving around 50 traditionally dressed guards parading around in the large palace entrance area. Various drums, bugles and cymbals were clashed and the men with two pheasant feathers in their helmets marched around. Once this had ended we peered through the large entrance gate but agreed to walk on as we only had time for one palace today! Our stroll continued Northwards admiring ...
... be a great idea to trek to Hongdae. If you don’t remember, this is the area around Hongik University. Think college town and big nightlife. There’s a small… tiny, actually, park in Hongdae where weird stuff happens late at night. At the park that evening, they had set up huge amps and were blaring music as if it were an outdoor club; shades of Mooncussers. There were at least a couple hundred people here, climbing on the playground, dancing, drinking and what have ...